Publications

  • How to Digitalize Your Supply Chain in Five Steps

    October 20, 2017 | IndustryWeek

    As the leadership team at a consumer products company debated its digital strategy, two opposing views emerged. To stay competitive, some argued, the company needed to invest several hundred million dollars to automate its existing network of large regional plants.

  • Darci Darnell: Reinventing Customer Relationships with Insurance Ecosystems

    October 20, 2017 | Bain video

    Insurers can increase customer loyalty, attract new customers and reduce price sensitivity by focusing on ecosystem services.

  • An IT Playbook for Digital Transformation

    October 20, 2017 | Bain infographic

    For many CIOs, the journey to digital is hampered by many obstacles. This infographic provides a playbook for modern IT design centered around six core rules.

  • Kang’s Take: Awaiting the Next Crop of Denim Investments

    October 20, 2017 | Retail | WSJ Pro | Media mention

    Recent deals illustrate private equity's steady appetite for jeans. “Over the last year, there’s been some stabilization in denim as a category,” said Monisha De La Rocha, a partner with Bain & Company.

  • 2017 Holiday Outlook: Ringing in the Shopping Season!

    October 19, 2017 | Bain Brief

    With strong macroeconomic indicators across the board, Bain forecasts 3.5% to 3.9% growth in US retail sales this holiday season.

  • Embracing the Next Energy Revolution: Electricity Storage

    October 18, 2017 | Bain Brief

    As battery costs decline, utilities and their customers are beginning to deploy large-scale energy storage.

  • Why Bain & Company Continues to Be the Best Employer

    October 17, 2017 | Firm Strategy | Inc. | Media mention

    Bain & Company sure knows how to treat employees right: they have been ranked as the number one place to work in the United States in 2017, 2014, and 2012. Inc. sits down with Keith Bevans, a partner and Global Head of Consultant Recruiting for Bain, about how the company does it.

  • U.S. oil pipeline rivals look to consolidate West Texas projects

    October 13, 2017 | Oil & Gas | Reuters | Media mention

    Rather than compete for the same customers, the pipeline firms are seeking to cut deals to ensure they can guarantee the energy supplies to fill the lines. "There is a lot of money chasing the opportunity right now," said Whit Keuer, a partner with Bain & Company.

  • We won't be flying in electric planes for at least 15 years, says industry expert

    October 13, 2017 | Aerospace, Defense & Government Services | CNBC | Media mention

    Early investors are pouring tens of millions of dollars into electric, autonomous and vertical-takeoff-and-landing (VTOL) concepts like Zunum Aero, Volocopter and Aurora Flight Sciences. But Jim Harris, a partner with Bain & Company, says consumers will have to wait longer than some of those

  • Conagra is revamping the Slim Jim brand: Think office, not gas station

    October 13, 2017 | Consumer Products | CNBC | Media mention

    "What you do see is the overall quality bar has ramped up," said Brian McRoskey, a partner with Bain & Company. "If you don't satisfy (customers') needs, they will move somewhere else."